Like many websites, www.prophotonix.com (the “Website”) uses “cookies”.
What are cookies
Cookies are small text files that are used to store or retrieve information so that certain functions can perform. Cookies are used by many websites to do a number of things e.g. remember your visits to a website; your preferences on that website; and counting the number of people visiting a website.
What types of cookies we use
This Website does not place cookies on your device. The Website, however, allows third parties to place cookies on your device.
Third Party Cookies
The following types of cookies are placed by third parties when you visit the Website:
- Essential Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to access secure areas of the Website.
- Analytical/Performance cookies. They allow the third party to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website.
- Targeting/ Advertising cookies. These cookies record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information is used by our partners to make the Website and advertising more relevant to your interests.
The Website allows third parties to set cookies on your device (such as Google through the Google AdSense program). This is generally done for retargeting purposes (showing Ireland property adverts to someone in Ireland, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing machine vision lighting ads to someone who frequents machine vision product sites). Further details on the specific types of third-party cookies that we use are provided below:
|Provider||Cookie Name||Typical Value||Purpose||Expiry|
|1P_JAR||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.||1 week|
|AID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information of Google maps||1 week|
|APISID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Youtube users||2 years|
|DSID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used for re-targeting, optimization, reporting and attribution of online adverts||2 weeks|
|DV||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Google maps||Session|
|HSID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Google maps||2 years|
|IDE||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used for serving targeted advertisements that are relevant to users across the web.||2 years|
|NID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Google maps||6 months|
|OGP||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Youtube users||1 month|
|OGPC||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Youtube users||1 month|
|PHPSESSID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page.||1 minute|
|SAPISID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Google maps||2 years|
|SID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Google maps||2 years|
|SIDCC||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Google maps||4 months|
|SSID||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store user preferences and information on Google maps||2 years|
|_utma||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.||2 years|
|_utmz||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to store the type of referral used by the visitor to reach the website whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign.||6 months|
|_ga||_ga||Used to distinguish visitors||2 years|
|_gat||_gat||Used to throttle request rate||1 minute|
|_gac_<property-id>||_gac_<property-id>||Used to track the success of advertising campaigns||90 days|
|_gid||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to distinguish visitors||24 hrs|
|AMP_TOKEN||AMP_TOKEN||Used to store randomly generated ids and campaign information about the user||30 seconds to 1 year|
|_vwo_uuid_v2||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.||2 years|
|ajs_anonymous_id||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.||1 year|
|ajs_group_id||null||Used to track visitor usage and events within the website||1 year|
|Cloudfare Security||__cfduid||Alphanumeric piece of text||Used to identify trusted Web traffic.||1 minute|
|Salesforce||visitor_id||Starts with – visitor_id||Used to track visitors to the website||3 years|
|HotJar||_hjIncludedInSample||1||Used to notify analytics whether visitor is included in a sample.||1 year|
|Vimeo||vuid||Alphanumeric piece of text||We use Vimeo to embed videos onto our website. These cookies are used by Vimeo to collect analytics tracking information.||2 years|
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